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Dedicated justice ministry could be reinstated, proposal under consideration, says Wan Junaidi

PUTRAJAYA (January 28): It is proposed to re-establish a dedicated Ministry of Justice with the Legal Affairs Division (BHEUU) as the central organization to ensure that matters related to changes in the law are implemented more effectively. Minister of Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said a draft […]

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Ready to harmonize regulations to support new capital law (Ministry)

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Interior is ready to synchronize central and regional government policies to accommodate the implementation of the recently passed National Capital Law, according to the Ministry’s General Directorate of Regional Development. “We are ready to collaborate in the implementation of the policies mandated by the regulations,” said the director of […]

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Andrew Scott: Scottish Law Commission – discussion paper on hereditary titles: default and post-default

“A veritable maze” is how Professors Gretton and Reid described the execution arrangements of the standard titles. It is for this reason that the Scottish Law Commission’s (SLC) discussion paper on hereditary title law reform is a most welcome publication, writes Andrew Scott. The law relating to hereditary securities must be clear and easy to […]

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Minister: the government plans to re-establish a dedicated justice ministry; proposal under study | Malaysia

Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law), said a draft proposal was ready but further study of the pros and cons was needed. — photo by Bernama PUTRAJAYA, Jan. 28 – It is proposed to re-establish a dedicated Ministry of Law with the Legal Affairs Division […]

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Wan Junaidi: Government can revive dedicated justice ministry, but pros and cons need to be considered

PUTRAJAYA: A proposal for the re-establishment of a dedicated Justice Ministry will be presented to the Cabinet after the completion of a study on its establishment. Minister of the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said a draft proposal was ready but further study of the pros and […]

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SCBA, Department of Justice clash over law reform

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) said Thursday it had not been consulted on criminal law reform proposals, a claim strenuously denied by the Justice Department. The ministry said in a statement that the reforms document has been sent to the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), all provincial bar councils, SCBA and all High Court […]

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Self-driving car users should be immune to traffic offences, Law Commission says

Self-driving car users should be granted immunity from a wide range of traffic offences, UK law commissions have said. The Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have suggested drivers should not be prosecuted for a range of traffic offences, such as dangerous driving and going through red lights. They argue […]

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Automakers should be liable for driverless offenses, Law Commission says

Manufacturers of self-driving vehicles should face penalties if their system causes a crash, and not the passenger inside, UK legal bodies have recommended. The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have published a joint report making recommendations for the safe and responsible introduction of autonomous vehicles. He suggests the creation […]

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Legal committees present legal proposals for self-driving cars

The person occupying the driver’s seat of a self-driving car would be known as the “responsible user” under the proposed rules. Thus, they cannot be prosecuted for “offences resulting directly from the driving task”, including dangerous driving, speeding and crossing a red light. However, they must be insured, check the stability of any loads and […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform privacy law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish – Privacy

As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. This year alone, twenty-one […]

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Data Matters Privacy Blog Uniform Law Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state adoption as federal privacy bills languish

introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish

introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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English Commercial court enforces DIFC court judgment under common law rules | K&L Gates LLP

The Commercial Court in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (Commercial Court) has granted a motion for summary judgment on a claim for enforcement in England of a judgment DIFC Courts (an English-language common law court in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE)). […]

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Ministry of Justice issues notification for nomination of Justice Ayesha Malik as SC judge

LAHORE: Justice Ayesha A Malik has become the first female Supreme Court justice in the country’s 75-year history, as a notification was issued by the Justice Ministry following President Arif Alvi’s endorsement on Friday. Judge Ayesha Malik will take office shortly after being sworn in. The judge received a farewell from the Chief Justice of […]

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Scottish Law Commission – Discussion Paper on Hereditary Titles: Default and Post-Default

“A veritable maze” is how Professors Gretton and Reid described the standard warranty enforcement provisions. It is for this reason that the Scottish Law Commission’s (SLC) discussion paper on reforming the law of hereditary titles is a highly regarded publication. The law relating to hereditary securities must be clear and easy to understand. Unfortunately, in […]

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Law Commission finds English law supports smart contracts

Businesses can take comfort that smart contract technology can create legally binding agreements, but should be aware of remaining areas of uncertainty Towards the end of 2021, the Law Commission published a report entitled “Smart legal contracts: advisor to Government”. He concluded that the law of England and Wales can facilitate and support smart legal […]

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The Ministry of Justice notifies the appointment of Judge Bandial as the next CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law and Justice has officially notified the appointment of Justice Umar Ata Bandial as the next Chief Justice of Pakistan. “In exercising the powers conferred by Clause (3) of Section 175-A read together with Section 177 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to appoint […]

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Law Commission advice on legal smart contracts: Can the laws of England and Wales cope with this emerging technology?

As the Law Commission said, smart legal contracts are set to revolutionize the way business is conducted. In light of this potential paradigm shift, the Law Commission has been asked to consider whether the existing legal framework in England and Wales can support the use of smart legal contracts and whether there are any uncertainties […]

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– The division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in the franchise case of State Farm Hurricane Barry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2022 Louisiana’s Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the hurricane. Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease-and-desist order in […]

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Administrative Law Division rules in favor of LDI in Hurricane Barry franchise case at State Farm | News

The Louisiana Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent the State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the Hurricane Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease and desist order in August 2019 […]

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Adaptation of the COVID law

Following today’s vote on Bill no. 7943, the amended law of July 17, 2020 relating to measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been adapted on the following points: Isolation period Isolation is prescribed for 10 days. It can be terminated before the expiry of the 10-day period for the following cases: people who received […]

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Summary of advice from the Law in Government Commission on smart legal contracts

SMART CONTRACTS The Right to Government Commission’s opinion (November 2021) builds on the findings of the Legal Statement on Crypto-Assets and Smart Contracts (November 2019) issued by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce. In summary, the current UK legal framework already facilitates and supports the use of smart legal contracts (defined as “legally binding contracts in which […]

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Division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in case of franchise

A truck maneuvers around this downed tree after strong gusts of wind dropped it in western Morgan City, La. Saturday morning, July 13, 2019. Most residents stayed off the roads as they were preparing for the rains from Hurricane Barry. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) BATON ROUGE — From the Louisiana Department of Insurance: Louisiana’s Administrative […]

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Decision on Uniform Civil Code is pending Law Commission report, Modi government tells HC Delhi

New Delhi: The Center would consider the need for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and hold consultations with various stakeholders involved in the issue, once it receives a report from the Law Commission on the matter, the Narendra government said. Modi at the Delhi High Court. In a 12-page affidavit filed a week ago, the […]

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Justice Department Approves Increase in Candidates’ Election Expenses | Latest India News

The Union Ministry of Justice and Justice on Thursday approved the raising of the ceiling for electoral expenses per candidate to a maximum of ??95 lakh in the legislative elections and ??40 lakhs in assembly elections, increasing them from previous limits of ??77 lakh and ??30.8 lakhs. The increase comes as five states head for […]

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Bill proposed by the Law Commission for the use of computers in trials

Earlier, the government passed another law, “Use of Information Technology by Courts Act 2020,” to keep courts functional during the Covid pandemic January 03, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Last modification: 03 January 2022, 11:02 Representative image. Photo: Pixabay “> Representative image. Photo: Pixabay The Law Commission recommended the adoption of a new law entitled “Law on […]